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These goblets from William Yeoward (pattern: "Fern") are perfection:
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I covet William Yeoward's crystal like no other..but I fear mutiny from my husband if I began to collect this, adding yet more items to my home that already is stuffed to the gills with china and crystal...and books.(Did I ever mention the books?)The Fern pattern is stunningly beautiful however.....object of desire, indeed.
November 09, 2010 at 04:48 AM
The crystal is very beautiful, although a bit like Jools, I really can't justify buying any more since I already have more than I ever use.
Funnily enough the pattern is very similar to some wine glasses that were a wedding present for my parents when they got married in 1950.
They hardly used them as neither drank wine, and I don't use them because they are just too small(!) but they do look very beautiful in the glass cabinet!
Liz F |
November 09, 2010 at 06:46 AM
Hi Joolsfw: Perhaps you could sneak them in under cover of night or something, or hide them behind all the books. LOL! I would happily have any of Yeoward's designs, but the Fern pattern is my absolute favorite.
Hi LizF: The cupboards in my typical NYC galley-style kitchen are full to bursting, although I imagine I could always find some shelf space for a few of these beauties!
November 09, 2010 at 07:25 AM
Those are gorgeous!! I must be careful, as I just bought a house and I have promised myself I won't fill it to the brim. I never realized what a challenge that would be...
November 09, 2010 at 11:18 AM
Yikes! Those flutes are enough to make you weep. Would it be wrong, do you think, to remodel my kitchen just to make a place for those?
Heather Bond |
November 09, 2010 at 04:57 PM
Hi Martina: In my experience, one's possessions expand to fill whatever the alloted space, so why not indulge yourself?
Hello Heather: Wrong? No, not at all! I say get in the architect and start re-designing!
November 09, 2010 at 05:32 PM
You can see a close-up of the photo on the Gumps site:
So beautiful. The Fern Champagne flute is a design miracle - the way the fronds seem to float in the air. (Sigh)
November 09, 2010 at 10:34 PM
Hi Odette: Thanks for the link. The close-up really shows how stunning this design is.
November 10, 2010 at 07:49 AM
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